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Frameworks

Start date 04 Jan 2020
End date 03 Jan 2022
Extension date
Overview

Administered by TUCO (The University Caterers Organisation)

The TUCO Hot Beverage framework agreement has been awarded to 11 suppliers over 2 lots:

•    Lot 1: Hot Beverage Ingredients, Equipment and Associated Products – 10 suppliers
•    Lot 2: Speciality Coffee Ingredients (80+ point SCA Q Grading), Equipment and Associated Coffee Shop Products - 10 suppliers

The contract commenced on 4th January 2020.

Visit the Framework Document section, and the Supplier pages, to access more information.

Framework documents
FAQ

When are the key dates for a certain framework?

Framework NameStart Date     End DateExtension Period
Catering light and heavy equipment (inc PPE)13/11/201812/11/202112/11/2022
Disposables and Kitchen Chemicals (inc PPE)15/12/201914/12/202114/12/2023
Fresh Fruit and Veg01/08/201831/07/202031/07/2022
Fresh/frozen meat and poultry01/01/201831/12/202031/12/2021
Grocery/frozen and chilled foods01/04/201931/03/202131/03/2023
Innovative Food & Drink Concepts01/09/201831/08/202131/08/2022
Hot Beverages04/01/202003/01/202203/01/2024
Kitchen Equipment Maintenance01/04/201931/03/202131/03/2023
Milk, diary, morning goods and bread24/10/201623/10/2021 
Sandwiches01/07/201830/06/202130/06/2022
Soft Drinks01/10/201830/09/202030/09/2022
Sustainable Food Waste01/08/201731/07/202031/07/2021
Vending01/10/202030/09/202230/09/2024

Are all your suppliers vetted and accredited?

Yes. Dependent on the product category, we will have assessed the supplier’s credentials to be able to supply the goods and/or services.  Please see the SQ (selection questionnaire) questions relative to the product category you are interested in.  High risk food suppliers e.g. sandwich suppliers are also continually audited to ensure they meet food safety requirements.